3995 Marcola Rd • Springfield, OR 97477 • 541-726-1465
199 East 5th Avenue, Suite 29, Eugene, OR 97401 • 541-726-1465
1195 NW Wall Street • Bend, OR 97701 • 541-728-0062

News and





Panera Bread Fundraiser
Panera Bread is hosting a fundraiser on our behalf! Join us Thursday, September 28th from 4:00-8:00 to help raise funds for our programs!
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Ground breaking event- May 24th

Thank you to everyone who attended the ground breaking event! The new ICTS and Wellness building is expected to be done Fall of 2017.

Yogurt Extreme Fundraiser
Join us at Yogurt Extreme Thursday, August 24th to help raise funds for our programs! Bring our flyer to either of the Eugene locations and The Child Center will receive 25% of the purchase.
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Fred Meyer Community Rewards
Do you have a Fred Meyer's Rewards Card? Consider linking it to The Child Center using our non-profit number 92225. Every time you make a purchase using your rewards card, The Child Center will receive a donation! It's simple, quick, and easy!
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Track Town Pizza Fundraiser Tuesday, May 9 to benefit Child Center
Tuesday, May 9th, Track Town Pizza is hosting a fundraiser on our behalf! Bring in the flyer between 11am-midnight and The Child Center will receive 50% of the purchase. All funds will be given to our Wellness department!
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Falling Sky Fundraiser Monday, April 15, 2017 to benefit Child Center
Join us at Falling Sky Brewing House, Pour House & Delicatessen, or Pizzeria on Monday, April 15th to help raise funds for new school supplies for our classrooms! Present our flyer when you order and The Child Center will receive 25% of the purchase.
Click for PDF of Falling Sky Fundraiser Info

Fisherman's Market Benefit Pricing on February 27, 2017
Bring the entire Fundraising Voucher Form to Fisherman’s Market anytime on Monday, February 27, 2017 and you will receive 20% of the value of your purchase(s). At Fisherman’s Market, we’re proud to serve schools, clubs, sports teams and other non-profit organizations in the community. Serving lunch and dinner from 11 AM to 8 PM, Providing the freshest seafood 10 AM – 8 PM And always supporting local fishing families!
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Capital Campaign Kick-Off

The Child Center appreciated the presence of many people, including Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy, Junction City Mayor Mike Cahill, and Springfield Council Member Marilee Woodrow who attended our Capital Campaign Kick-Off event on February 11. The event was covered by KEZI TV and the Springfield Times during the event and by KMTR TV, the Register Guard and KLCC Radio, prior to the event. Program Directors, Lori Chaffin-Britt and Corey Jackson, shared the information about the programs that will be housed in the new facility we will build on our Springfield campus. The programs are Intensive Community Treatment Services Program and our Wellness Program.

February - March


It is with immense pride that The Child Center in Springfield, OR announces the intent to construct a new 6,200 square foot building on their 10-acre property in Springfield. This exciting new development will help to reach more children and families in need of mental health support and Wellness services.

The building will house both the Intensive Community-Based Treatment Services Program and the Wellness Program and will include office spaces for therapists and community health workers, therapy rooms for group and family therapy, storage space for basic needs items for families, food storage for emergency food boxes, and conference spaces for educational groups and community meetings


PROJECT KICK-OFF: The capital campaign kick-off event is scheduled for February 11, 2016 at 10am at The Child Center Outpatient building at 3995 Marcola Rd, Springfield, OR 97477. Attending will be Springfield Mayor Christine Lundburg, Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy, and Junction City Mayor Mike Cahill. All are welcome to come and hear about our Capital Project and view the site of the new building on our 10 acre campus.

FUNDRAISING BREAKFAST: A free informational and fundraising breakfast is scheduled for March 16, 2016 at 7:30am at the Ford Alumni Center at 1720 E. 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97403. Please call to RSVP at 541-726-1465. Parking validation is available for the Columbia Street Garage under the Matthew Knight Arena.



* Collaborative Problem Solving Plan “B” drop-in group for parents is now meeting each Wednesday from 11:00am – 12:30pm at The Child Center. Call 541 726-1465 for more information. Building effective parenting strategies for challenging children based on the Collaborative Problem Solving Model.

* Healthy Moves is bringing movement, fitness and fun to students in The Child Center Day Treatment program two days per week. We are able to provide this valuable service to our students because of generous funding from generous individuals in our community, Safeway Foundation, and the Healthy Moves Team. The Healthy Moves program teaches children core skills for a life-long interest in overall well-being, fitness, and participation in sports.

* We are proud to announce that The Child Center has been awarded a grant from the Oregon Health Authority to assist individuals to sign up for health care coverage through Cover Oregon. If you are interested in utilizing this assistance, just call us at 541 726-1465 and ask for the Wellness Program.


* Our Central Oregon Child Center Day Treatment and Outpatient programs are now combined under one roof. The new address is 63034 O B Riley Road, Bend, OR 97701. The phone and FAX numbers have remained the same.

* Day Treatment classrooms will be on vacation from August 19 – September 3 for students. They return to class on Wednesday, September 4.

* A new Community Health Worker was recently hired in our Central Oregon Program with support from PacificSource Charitable Foundation for Health Improvement, Juan Young Trust, and several individual contributions. Central Oregon Child Center child clients and their families will now have additional support in achieving comprehensive wellness through direct services and coordination with other community resources.


* In collaboration with Food for Lane County, Cooking Matters classes will begin being held at The Child Center on Wednesday June 18th. Call us for more information. Food for Lane County has been providing food for our students who attend Day Treatment at our Springfield Campus.

* Peas are ripe and delicious in the garden!

* Red Road therapy and communication groups have begun. These groups are specifically designed for our Native American clients and are open to all who are interested.

* Summer Skill Building Camp is available this summer for youth entering K-6th grade in the fall. Focus will be self-esteem and friendship skills. Through the use of field trips science, nature, crafts, movement, art, writing, games, and drama kids will learn positive coping skills, ways to manage difficult emotions, and foster empathy for others.

* Session I:  M/W 10:00 – 1:00, July 8th through July 31st

* Session II: M/W 10:00 – 1:00, August 5th through August 28th


* The garden is wonderful! Kids and families are taking home lettuce and chard.


* Wellness Department with the help of a New Community Health Worker is meeting many community partners to develop collaborative relationships.


* Rapid Access to services is improving with being able to provide 24/7 Intake and Assessment capabilities due to a grant from United Way. Same day services provided whenever possible for mental health assessments and counseling.

* Due to donations and physical assistance from community and parent volunteers we were able to enlarge our garden. We now have 4 garden beds!


* Wellness Department: With the development of a new Wellness Department we are able to assist clients and families to find needed support in their community with many aspects of health. This includes emotional, medical, social, financial, occupational, and intellectual health.


This year The Child Center was a proud recipient of the Great Rotary
Duck Race. It was a fun and exciting event. We want to thank the
community for all their support.